The St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce, St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors & Convention Bureau, and Old Town Trolley Tours® & Attractions of St. Augustine Lead the Way with Autism Certification
The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), proudly announces that Upper Allen Township – Parks has achieved the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation. This designation makes Upper Allen Township the first parks department in Pennsylvania to receive this accreditation, solidifying their commitment to inclusivity and providing more accessible recreational spaces for all.
The Fort Ben Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library is the first library branch in the state of Indiana to become a Certified Autism Center™ by receiving an international autism accreditation through the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). Library staff at the Fort Ben branch have completed training to better understand the educational, behavioral, social, and emotional needs of autistic and sensory-sensitive individuals necessary to attain this certification. The branch also underwent an on-site review by IBCCES to provide additional insights and recommendations to enhance accessibility, including creating sensory guides in Library areas.
Palm Desert’s largest resort hotel, JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, is proud to become an autism accessible hotel, ensuring inclusive options are now available for its global visitors. This important designation marks the iconic property’s place as the first CAC-certified hotel in Greater Palm Springs as well as the first JW Marriott to gain certification.
Delta Hotels by Marriott Phoenix Mesa proudly announces its successful recertification as a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) through the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). This achievement reaffirms the hotel’s dedication to serving the autism and sensory-sensitive community, furthering the inclusive initiatives pioneered by Visit Mesa, which designated Mesa as the first-ever Autism Certified City.